career news

Are Engineers Who Specialize More Successful?

“Real” engineers can do anything, but maybe that’s not the right goal.

Publish date: 10/30/2019

Future Video Games Could React to Players’ Emotions

Gaming pioneer Michael Zyda talks about immersive experiences, training developers, and the impact of e-sports.

Publish date: 10/30/2019

MIT Media Lab Scientist Used Syrian Refugees to Tout Food Computers That Didn't Work

Media Lab’s Caleb Harper claimed success for a deployment of food computers to a refugee camp in Jordan, but an investigation by IEEE Spectrum reveals that it never happened.

Publish date: 10/28/2019

U.S. Semiconductor Industry Veterans Keep Wary Eyes on China

Does the U.S. need its own giant silicon foundry to protect itself from China’s ambitions?

Publish date: 10/16/2019

Startup Resonado Reinvents the Speaker With Its Flat Core Technology

Notre Dame alumni are developing speakers that can conform to small spaces.

Publish date: 10/09/2019

Want a Really Hard Machine Learning Problem? Try Agriculture, Says John Deere Labs

John Deere, the nearly 200-year-old tractor manufacturer, now considers itself a software company

Publish date: 10/07/2019

AI Faces Speed Bumps and Potholes on Its Road From the Research Lab to Everyday Use

Rigid IT departments and job-hopping data scientists are just two of the challenges that make implementing machine learning harder than you might think.

Publish date: 10/01/2019

U.S. Job Market for Autonomous-Vehicle Engineers Flattens, But Job Seekers Still Have the Edge

Job openings for autonomous-vehicle developers have dipped slightly, but it’s still boom times.

Publish date: 10/01/2019

Brexit Threatens a Steep Loss of Jobs for U.K.-Based Tech Companies

While large multinationals may weather Brexit, small- and medium-size enterprises are suffering

Publish date: 10/01/2019

New Antenna Uses Saltwater and Plastic to Steer Radio Beams

Liquid-based antennas offer unique advantages over metal ones.

Publish date: 09/30/2019